An in-depth look into HIV and AIDS including terms to know, stages of the disease, how it is spread, and what caregivers can do to help treat and prevent it.
Define HIV and AIDS.
Describe the relationship between HIV and AIDS.
Discuss how HIV is transmitted.
Explain how standard precautions help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Distinguish between rumors and facts about HIV and AIDS.
Audio: No (but includes video)
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.
Let's Stop HIV Together (CDC): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvfUKw39sgg
AIDS 101 (National Geographic): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjdqw9rXXd8
Why's it so hard to cure HIV/AIDS? (Ted-Ed): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TipTogQT3E
How close are we to eradicating HIV? (Ted-Ed): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_78Fyk7mlE